The Energy Academic Group (EAG), at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is accepting applications from candidates for a part-time non-tenure-track position. Above all, the department seeks a candidate who can perform duties that include infusing cross-disciplinary work with operational energy and energy efficiency concepts, involving other faculty and students from multiple subject areas. This work will assist the Navy, Marine Corps, and, more broadly, the Department of Defense, meet critical operational energy needs and requirements. The Group’s teaching and research programs are interdisciplinary, as are its faculty. Candidates are responsible for researching and analyzing a wide range of energy related topics and successful candidates will demonstrate high quality research experience as well as a deep understanding of naval operational energy requirements.
Primary duties include:
Act as a team lead in assisting other faculty and researchers with developing Operational Energy learning modules that will be incorporated into existing graduate-level curricula at NPS; specifically, Operations Analysis, Naval/Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Systems Engineering, and Financial Management
Develop energy-related case studies and content to be incorporated into courses as energy modules
Brief program sponsors on program progress on a monthly basis at the Energy Academic Group, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California
Lead interactions with N94 on NPS energy curriculum sponsorship and development of deeper ties between the NPS energy program and the Navy
Work with other faculty in managing research programs including tracking progress and deliverables and keeping team members informed on a monthly basis by written report
Participate in research lines that support graduate education coursework and theses
Integrate new research tools and/or knowledge into courses offered by NPS
Develop research proposals for new work which meets the mission of the EAG and the Navy
Maintain good relationships with the leadership of Naval administration and decision-making staffs such as COCOMs, OPNAV, and HQMC to determine their operational energy needs and research requirements and position the EAG to support these key stakeholders with research and educational offerings
Minimum Qualifications include:
Master’s degree in a related field
Demonstrated aptitude for scientific research; and
Demonstrated ability to work with student
Preferred Qualifications include:
Three years of recent experience designing and executing academic, research, and professional development programs
Seven years of recent experience interacting with senior naval administration and decision making staffs, for example, COCOMs, OPNAV, HQMC, ODCs
Experience working on energy-related projects
Demonstrated instructional ability/experience
Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to work with others both as a superior and a subordinate
Demonstrated ability to work in international environments with both senior and subordinate personnel
Strong organizational, writing, and communication skills are required, as demonstrated through sample research papers, thesis chapters, or published papers. One sample of a previously written product is to be provided.
Ability to travel up to 25% of the time, either domestically and/or internationally
NPS is a fully accredited graduate school with students from all U.S. services, as well as foreign military officers. Successful candidates will have a demonstrated record of program management and/or methodology development U.S. citizenship is required. Salary is highly competitive and includes a generous locality allowance. Monterey is a short drive south from the San Francisco Bay area and is ideally situated along the spectacular central California coast.
Applications should be received by October 15, 2019 and include a resume and three letters of recommendation. A sample of work product is preferred but not required, Please address the applications to:
Alan Howard, Deputy Director, Energy Academic Group
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants with foreign education will be required to select from a list of private organizations that are members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES), which provide foreign education evaluations acceptable to NPS.
Relocation package, including recruitment/relocation incentive will not be authorized.
This position is not eligible for full time telework.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu.
NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, you are strongly encouraged to identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc.). Veteran’s preference is treated as a positive merit factor for NPS faculty positions.
Internal Number: 705-FAR-CDIS-.5FTE
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The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the DON foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.